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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
violations. some senior government officials in moscow have spoken out against that law, but supporters argue the ban's necessary, because some adopted children have faced abuse by american families. joining me from moscow now is steve rosenberg. steve, you said he'd do it, he's done it. >> that's right, david. there's been one question that has dominated political life in moscow the last few days and that is will he or won't he? will president putin sign what is one of the most controversial laws he's been face with. yesterday he indicated he probably would and today he signed it. as you mentioned it has been very controversial because a number of ministers in his own government, including the russian foreign minister have publicly criticized the law and president putin's critics have accused him of playing politics with russian children. >> criticized it on humanitarian grounds. >> yes, absolutely. it's interesting to note that the bill we're talking about, the law we're talking about is wider than simply banning adoptions. it's russia's retaliation for the act that bans russians officials
Dec 20, 2012 5:30am PST
has not visited moscow a lot during his tenure. he visited european capitals more often been then we are advocating a solution which would prevent a collapse of the region and the continued civil war. what is our proposal about? what is our position about? not to retain the regime price, but first people should agree on how their participation would guarantee the ruling. not by first destroying everything and then trying to negotiate. >> the media conference is ongoing. he has been speaking for three hours. he gets an opportunity once a year to speak to president vladimir putin. it is all happening in moscow. human rights watch says is really attacks in gaza violated international laws. the attacks killed two cameramen and wounded 10 other people. the group says these were unlawful attacks on journalists and media facilities during the november 2012 fighting. iraq's president has arrived in germany for further treatment after having a stroke them that he was taken to hospital monday night but doctors have reported the stabilized him. he has had a series of health problems in recent y
Dec 24, 2012 5:30am PST
enough conscript's. charles -- reports from moscow on why thousands of young men are willing to risk jail. >> he has been dodging the military draft for eight years and in the weekend before and to the army any day. fit enough, not attending university and with no young family. every man in russia between 18- 27 is expected to serve a year in the military. it is a terrifying prospect for many. >> we first left moscow when i was 18 and we were very afraid. we lived in hiding and even learn to recognize when the police cars were coming by the specifics out of their tires. >> this is what frightens men like nikolai. it is known as hazing. it is described as a military code of violence. and often systematic bullying of new recruits that the rights groups say sometimes pushes meant to take their own lives. official statistics are rarely release of the military says 149 soldiers committed suicide 2009 alone. nikolai describes the links many families go to the event their children from going military service. >> many of my friends' parents, changing the medical records from a young age so when t
Dec 29, 2012 2:00pm PST
the highway in moscow. >>> for 13 days, doctors had fought to keep her alive but her injuries were too severe. now the six men accused of gang raping the 23-year-old woman in india are being charged with murder. she was thrown from a moving bus after being assaulted. thousands of people have called for more to be done to protect indian women against sexual violence. from new delhi, we have this report. >> they came and the hundreds to mourn the young woman brutalized and to show their anger to lawrence the authorities who have not year -- show their anger towards the authorities. the chief minister had already described it as a shameful moment for india, but that did not spare them the rest of the crowd. >> we need to do something because we have too much on the establishment and they have let us down. >> the government has been trying to put off protesters by sealing off large parts of the city and closing off metro stations. hundreds of armed police and riot troops are on duty. but the protests are spreading beyond the capital. there are vigils and demonstrations across the country. rape is
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am EST
to land in moscow. the only people onboard saturday's crew, five were killed. barry petersen reports. >> reporter: the footage from a passing driver shows debris exploding across the moscow highway as a township jet flight 204 slammed into the ground. authorities said the plane had landed at one of moscow's airports, but for some reason couldn't stop and roared off the end of the runway out of control. the first responders were people in cars who stopped to help. getting one woman out of the wreckage and searching for others. i heard a woman moan he said one of the first on the scene. he said he tried to get into the plane to search for survivors. i didn't think about heroism he said. i just had to try and help. officials said the plane was flying from the czech republic back to moscow with only the crew on board. had it been fully loaded it would have carried about 210 passengers. strangers driven only by sadness left flowers as remembrances. authorities say they have the flight data recorders, the so-called black boxes, and hope that will tell them why a routine
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
resolutions it regards as anti-assad. moscow still argues a rebel victory would be drawn out and bloody. it is calling for compromise. the nato chief predict an and will not be far off. >> i think the regime in damascus is approaching collapse. i think now it is only a question of time. >> also today, he medical agency warning that in an isolated town in the east, tens of thousands of people are trapped as a result of the fighting. these scenes, filmed by activists. they say there is urgent need for the s.e.c. and the wounded to be evacuated to several locations. unded toick and the wonde be evacuated. >> i am joined by a former american ambassador to the united nations. he is think moscow is moving away from president assad? >> this signals a welcome change. i think there is a lot that can be done together with russia and the international community and to accelerate the transfer of power to a new authority in damascus, to avoid a prolonged war. i think one needs to build on this by changing the situation on the ground and so, there can be more progress by the rebels, but also being op
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
across the moscow highway as a twin jet tupolev 204 slammed into the ground. authorities said the plane had landed at one of moscow's airports but for some reason couldn't stop. and veered off the end. runway out of control. the first responders were people in cars without stopped to help. >> getting one woman out of the wreckage and searching for others. >> i heard a woman moan says nikita kasperchik, one of the first on the scene. he said he tried to get into the plane and search for survivors. >> i didn't think about herorism, he said, i just had to try and help. officials said the plane was flying from the czech republic back to moscow with only the crew on board. had it been fully loaded t would have carried about 2 1350s injuries. strangers driven only by sadness left flowers as remembrances. authorities say they have the flight-data recorders, the so-called black boxes and hope that will tell them why a routine flight went so suddenly wrong. barry peterson, cbs news, london. >> jeff: its u.s. hasn't had a fatal air accident since a commuter plane crashed in buffalo, new york, in
Dec 27, 2012 6:30pm PST
>> welcome to the "journal" here on dw. a syrian delegation in moscow for talks as the un on boy calls for a government of national unity. >> barack obama breaks off his christmas holiday to resume talks on the u.s. budget crisis. >> the annual chaos computer club conference gets under way in hamburg with organizers warning that government internet surveillance is a growing threat. the international convoy for syria made a proposal in damascus where he is delivering talks. >> he will also be holding discussions in moscow as russia steps up its role in helping to find a political resolution to the conflict. the russian parliament says time is running out for damascus. >> it was a high-level meeting between syrian diplomats and the russian foreign minister. he made moscow's line clear -- the crisis has to be solved through political dialogue between the warring parties, but there was no mention of any new proposals to bring about that objective. the foreign ministry denied reports of a new peace plan from russia and the u.s. >> this plan does not exist. that is why it is not being
Dec 12, 2012 7:30am EST
with the foreign service. though i only work in the foreign service for a year and a half. 1956-seven, in moscow. but since that time, albeit in different ways. as a look at how he now i see familiar faces, but i see a lot of gray hair, and that also suggests to me that most of the people in this room remember that there was a cold war, and that there was soviet union. and in 1997, the relatively new leader of the soviet union, gorbachev, signed an agreement with president reagan, that we are in effect celebrating today. the 25th anniversary of the inf treaty. and i learned this morning that it has a much longer name, the treaty between the u.s.a. and the ussr on the elimination of their in a medium range and shorter range missiles, and that word elimination has an awful lot of clout. because up until that point we were talking about reducing or limiting the development of nuclear weapons. and it also strikes me that we were in another era. we were in the cold war, and that was obvious to us all. but at that time not quite so obvious we were beginning to see signs of the end of the cold war. we
Dec 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
a peace treaty. putin spoke to more than 1,200 domestic and foreign reporters in moscow on thursday for the first time since he took office in may. >> i've seen that leaders want to enter into peace talks with russia. these signals are important and i appreciate them. i hope we'll have constructive dialogue. >> the two countries have been unable to sign a peace accord due to the territorial row through a group of islands. japan claims the northern territorys but russia controls them. >>> many are fearful of showing support for malala. >> the 15-year-old student was shot by the pakistani taliban in october after championing girls' rights to education. she was critically wounded but is currently recovering in the england. she hails from north western pakistan. a women's junior college in the region named itself after the teenager shortly after the shooting. the name change was a move to emphasize the importance of women's education. but students have held massive protests at the school this month. they say the new name increases their risk of militant attacks. officials decided this w
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
suffering from extreme cold be get some relief. temperatures are expected to get back to normal. in moscow things are going to still be cold. we'll take a look at those temperatures later. this system is going to be very action one moving across denmark. the ongoing heavy rain could continue. temperature wise london at 9 degrees. we can get moscow minus 9. frigid, biting cold. now your extended forecast. >>> one more story before owe leave you. defense officials in the u.s. and canada are keeping a close watch over the skies today. they have begun their good will mission of tracking santa claus. technicians with the north american air space defense command are following santa's gift giving travels around the world. they are tracking his progress with radar systems and satell e satellite. officials carry out their special mission on christmas eve and christmas day. people around the world can get updates on santa's progress from the website. >> we really don't see any problems. no weather that would slow santa down. he's pretty experienced. he knows how to get around trouble spots. >> the
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
overseas, a dangerous crash landing in moscow. skidding off the runway and coming close to a crowded highway. the jet breaking into pieces. four people onboard killed. abc is in moscow tonight. >> reporter: the flight was attempting to land at moscow airport when it overshot the runway. broke through a barrier fence and finally skidded to a stop on the edge of a highway, the plane broke into three pieces and burst into flames. witnesses rushed to pull survivors from the wreckage. the russian-made plane was flying back from the czech republic with no passengers and just eight crew members onboard. officials said four of them were killed including the pilot. the other four were seriously injured. the death toll could have been even worse, that's plane behind me and this is major highway, if the plane went a few yards further it would have slammed into traffic. russia's air fatality rate is three times higher than the world average. investigation has been opened into today's crash. but some officials have suggested that pilot error was to blame. abc news, moscow. >>> thanks to you. to a
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
that panel to fall off. >>> and new and chilling images of the crash landing in moscow. a fifth person has died. kirit radia has though images from moscow tonight. >> reporter: the terrifying moment of impact was captured on a car's dashboard camera. watch as the plane slams into the side of the highway sending debris flying, the plane's tire smashing into the car ahead. miraculously, no one on the highway was killed. the russian-made tupolev 204 was trying to land at moscow's vnukovo airport on saturday when it skidded off the runway and crashed into the side of the highway, splirnting into three pieces and bursting into flames. the red wings air flight was arriving from the czech republic without any passengers and just eight crew members onboard. four of them died yesterday. today a fifth crew member died from her injuries. the other three remain hospitalized. near the crash site a makeshift memorial. investigators are combing through the plane's black box recorders trying to find out why the plane crashed. the cause is still unknown, but investigators are reportedly focusing on whether
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm EST
tonight. >>> a dramatic picture from overseas, a dangerous crash landing in moscow. skidding off the runway and coming close to a crowded highway. debris scattered all a i long the runway. >> reporter: it began one man accidentally flipped off the sheet of ice and into the lake. the people you see in this video are members of a sledding excursion that went terribly wrong. >> an unbelievable amount of panic and chaos. >> reporter: one man goes to the ice's edge to try to help but then he falls in. and then one would-be rescuer after another tries to help only to plunge into the lake themselves in a chain reaction. a crowd gathers on shore. frantically screaming for help. >> call 911! >> five minutes after the first man went in, nearly a dozen of people are in the water as others throw ropes and inner tubes to no luck. this man shooting the video was calling for help. finally, nine harrowing minutes into this ordeal on ice, everyone somehow manages to scramble out. amazingly this escapade on ice ended just fine. >>> ron claiborne with the dramatic pictures from california. the moun
Dec 15, 2012 2:00pm EST
secrets to moscow. in june, north korea invaded south korea and presented the u.s. with a choice, turn back the invasion or allow the communists to secure a key piece on the chessboard of asia. in 1952 whitaker chambers published "witness". which argued that the united states faced a transcendent, not a transitory crisis, was not one of politics or economics but of faith, and secular liberalism, a watered-down version, no wonder the liberals have never forgiven chambers nor have they been neighbor able to forgive him. and i know stan will be talking about a little bit. that man is alger hiss. and chambers and his place in history without examining alger hiss. willard edwards, observed alger hiss for an estimated 500 hours. in april of 1956, mr. edwards, my father, addressed a large audience of undergraduates at princeton, the evening before alger hiss was scheduled to speak at the university about u.s. foreign policy. alger hiss on foreign policy. here are some of the things edwards said to the assembled stewards, quote, you will be observing, as adroit and charming personality as i ha
Dec 13, 2012 2:30pm PST
for assad cannot be ruled out. >> our moscow correspondent was asked what was behind the unusually frank comments by the russian deputy foreign minister. >> they were quite unusual remarks coming from russia. it seems that he simply expressed a personal opinion. it was not with the blessing or strategy from above. we have heard from sources close to the foreign ministry that they're not happy about the interpretation of the comments. there is another indicator that makes it look more like a blunder, not an official turn in russian policy. the statement has not been shown are mentioned on russian state tv at all. on wednesday, russia -- at the moment, it seems quite unlikely that we are looking at a real change of policy here. >> that was our correspondent in moscow. >> to some other news now. a german man who says he was kidnapped by the cia has won his case at the european court of human rights. >> judges ruled that the macedonian government violated khaled el-masri's human-rights. the german citizen of lebanese descent was imprisoned in 2003 after being mistaken for a terrorist suspect
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
for your high and n. moscow. in moscow. now here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo. -- captions by vitac --
Dec 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
american adoptive mother and sent back to moscow. supporters of the bill say that russia should foster its own. >> if there is any doubt there are not adequate levels of safety for children in the u.s., it is serious grounds for suspension and a ban of adoption. unfortunately, the current position of the authorities in america shows their indifference to the fate of russian children. >> russia's own track record is poor. over 7000 children were adopted by russians in 2011, but more than half were rejected, returned to orphanages in the same time frame. with many child welfare groups in russia critical of the band, some in the kremlin have said the legislation should not be rushed into. a third reading of the bill is expected in the duma friday. ultimately, it will be up to president putin to decide whether it is a step too far. >>> russian police have tried to keep the pros and anti-gay rights campaigners apart. there were eggs thrown outside of parliament in moscow as the rights advocates feared they would be discriminated against if a new laws passed next month. several agencies have int
Dec 26, 2012 6:30pm PST
reportedly flown to moscow to discuss these proposals by the united nations envoy. >> meanwhile, activists say at least 20 people, many of them children, have been killed by government shelling in the north of the country, and in a setback for the government, the country's military police chief has defected. then he says he felt the army was no longer acting in the interests of the syrian people. >> the officer in this video identifies himself as the head of the military police. he says the syrian army is not protecting a country. instead, it is destroying cities and committing massacres against unarmed civilians. his defection is another blow to the regime, which is trying to contain rebel advances. the opposition is again reporting successes. this unverified internet video is said to show bubbles seizing a town on the turkish border. -- rebels seizing a town on the turkish border. the fighting continues, but in damascus, u.n. special envoy lakhdar brahimi continues his pursuit for peace. >> we have reason to hope that the meetings will have a positive outcome. we do hope so. >> for now,
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
.6. >>> still to come on abc-7 news at 6:00, a deadly plane crash in moscow. what led up to the plane ca -- careening off the runway. >> an least in the latest subway death. >>> the fight against the growing crime tonight in >> a plane careened off the runway in moscow on landing, killing at least four people. there were eight people onboard the plane when it rolled off the runway and plowed into a field and fell apart. the plane's engine failed to go into reverse in landing. >> new york city police have a suspect in custody of the death of a man who was shoved in front of a speeding subway train. an nypd spokesperson says police interviewed a woman and she made statements implicating herself. >> two people are being treated for serious injuries after a crash caused by broken glass. chp says a truck dropped a large load of glass causing the accident at 6:00 this morning. one car skidded off the road with damaged tires before the second car slammed into the first. one driver suffered major injuries. >>> just ahead. taking a stand against crime in oakland. plus, how one group is honoring o
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
. a camera inside a car on a moscow freeway s the moment of impact. >>> dramatic video captures the crash of a commercial jetliner in russia. a camera inside of a car on a moscow freeway shows a moment of impact. debris goes ming across the road. the plane slammed into the ground short of the runway. five crewmembers were killed. there were no passengers on board. >>> well, another deadly crash closer to home. a tour bus slid off of an icy interstate in oregon this morning killing nine people. it happened in the eastern part of the state near the city of pendelton. the bus crashed through a guardrail and went down an embankment a few hundred feet. rescue workers used ropes to reach survivors. >>> three people were killed when this home made plane crashed near san diego county. it went down inside of the sycamore canyon. it was headed from san diego to phoenix. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> well, as we get prepared to say good-bye to 2012 we are bidding a fond farewell to a parking perk in san francisco. why drivers will need a pocket full of change even on sundays. >>
Dec 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
-- drivers on a moscow highway. the amazing pictures as a plane crashes. >>> i don't see why they need to do it now. >>> a different fiscal cliff for some drivers. what kicks in this weekend that will cost more in the city of san francisco. >>>and we saw plenty of sunshine earlier today. boy, was it cold outside. the temperatures are going to continue to dip overnight. some areas below freezing. we will will tell you about that and a check on the seven- day forecast, all coming up. ,, jwwñ you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! car on a moscow freeway sho the moment of impact. debris goes fl >>> dramatic video shows the crash of a jet lineuper
Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
to enter the country, many of them muslims. athens remains the only eu capital without unofficial moscow. now there are plans to build one next year. will the bankrupt companies -- will the bankrupt country have trouble delivering? >> underground, crowded, a legal, the place of worship for muslims and athens. dozens of these poor rooms serve be a huge community. -- dozens of these prior rooms serve out a huge community. >> we respect all religions, but they did not have the respect of our muslims to provide as a regular, legal mosque for our workshop. >> the shadow of a now distant past. no mosques have been built in athens since christian greece gained independence in 1832, the omi e.u. capital without. but could that change? this was the site chosen for the first mosque. but previous promises have come to nothing in there is a financial crisis. >> there was a fear in the greek society about the construction of a mosque. we must overcome these fears. it is the commitment of the greek state about the construction and commitment. >> there is still resistance. well over 90% of greeks are o
Dec 28, 2012 6:30pm PST
's foreign minister says moscow has invited the main syrian opposition coalition to talks. >> meeting with his egyptian counterpart, the russian foreign minister called on the syrian opposition to meet with the syrian president's government to end the 20-month civil war. the opposition says it will not negotiate with the assad government. this comes one day before the united nations special envoy is expected in moscow. >> the condition of an indian medical student whose gang rape triggered mass protests has deteriorated. doctors treating her in singapore say there are signs now of organ failure. >> most rates and other sex crimes in india go unreported and offenders are rarely punished, but the brutality of this assault has triggered public outrage and demands for both better policing and harsher punishment for rapists. >> now, another new rate case that led to suicide has underscored further the need for action -- another new rape case. >> this woman is mourning the loss of her daughter. six weeks after being gang raped in her village in india, the 17-year-old girl succumbed to her d
Dec 28, 2012 5:30am PST
came into force of this month. it was named after an anti- corruption lawyer who died in a moscow prison. now the doctor who was looking after him has been acquitted of the charges linking him to the death. >> with a state prosecution dropping charges against the russian prison officer on monday, today that the acquittal was hardly a surprise. dmitri kratow was the only man facing charges following the death in police custody as the anti-corruption lawyer in 2009. the deputy head of the prison where he died was accused of denying him urgently needed medical aid which led to his death. survey magnitsky was an advisor to once the company's biggest equity fund and uncovered the largest tax fraud in russian history involving top officials of the mafia. but magnitsky soon found themselves behind bars. according to his diary, he was abused and tortured and held is what the conditions and died in prison does days before the 1- year limit he could be held without trial. natalia magnitskaya still looking for justice for the sun. the acquittal only confirms our belief the trial was a sham a
Dec 27, 2012 5:30am PST
foreign minister has been in russia for talks. he was reportedly sent to moscow by bashar al-assad. . expect an announcement on the outcome of those talks later on a thursday. this activity a shows police shelling in the tone of rastan, an important town for the rebels, who have a large presence there. there's been your children being killed on the internet. a warning, the report begins with a disturbing pictures. >> these are the bodies of civilians who civilian activists say are the victims of government shelling in the northern province. other videos show heavy fighting in several areas. government tanks on the outskirts of homs, where intense fighting continues. smoke rising. the government still enjoys superiority and is using it without preserve -- reserve. but these rebel fighters in the suburbs of damascus are getting ready. they are training here for a future syrian army. cracks after liberating several areas and the total control of other areas, we have now shifted toward building a new foundation for the syrian national army. our main goal is to topple the regime,
Dec 30, 2012 5:30am PST
. but the armored is of the moment there russian airliner crash lands on a road near a moscow airport. the turkish prime minister says the current glut in syria could be coming to an end very soon. -- says the conflict in syria to be coming to an end. these pictures appear to show fighters in an eastern damascus suburb. hashim, the turkish prime minister says the bloody conflict soon be over. why is he saying that? >> they have been saying about for the last few months. he said a dictator cannot stay in power by killing his own people. the news behind his statement is that there is a new syrian administration coming in very soon. maybe he is referring to the plans to establish an interim government when the conditions on the ground are there. they have a major concern. they say there is a group of deputies that we stream in if the crisis moves are. this is why they have asked them to tackle particularly what is coming out from the syrians. >> brahimi seems to be taking the opposite view. he says the pace of deterioration in superior -- syria is deteriorating and they risk becoming another somalia.
Dec 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
motorway in moscow saturday. five onboard were killed. all the survivors are seriously injured. it's thought that a defective breaking -- braking system may have caused the plane to skid off the runway. >> a harrowing scene. motorists dodging the debris of a russian airliner. remarkably, none of them were killed. the plane overshot the main runway at moscow's airport and crashed on the runway. >> the plane touched down on the landing zone but was unable to stop, careened beyond the landing strip and crashed into the main station, destroyed it and moved out of the safe zone. >> plane split into three. the cockpit ended up on the road. drivers helped emergency crews on the scene pulling survivors from the wreckage. >> i feel so sorry for the victims. my sympathies go to the families of the dead. >> russian investigators say they believe the plane's brake system was faulty. the crash happened during the peak holiday travel season and draws attention to russia's poor air safety control system. president putin has already called for tighter controls. >> it's happened too often. i think
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am EST
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Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
of landing strip in moscow and crashes onto a highway. we will have that story when we continue >> a plane ran out of runway and crashed onto a highway in moscow. broke into pieces and caught on fire. 12 crew members were on board. four of them were killed. investigators say initial indications point to pilot error. the latest subway murder in new york city was a hate crime. they charged a 31-year-old erik menendez. she is accused of pushing a man in front of a 7 train. she says she has hated muslims since 9/11 that he thought the victim was one. the victim was from india. former president george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and improving. he is in a regular hospital room. the bushes thank everyone for their prayers. he is the oldest living former president. he has been in the hospital since november 23 to be treated for bond credits. -- bronchitis. dropping temperatures could mean icy patches on the road. >> temperatures will drop into the 20's. we will let you know what you can expect in the 7 day forecast in a moment. here's a look outside -- partly cloudy, 37 at the airport. the
Dec 16, 2012 9:00pm EST
to moscow, and they'd xerox all of the archives that had anything to do with the red army's liberation of poland in 1944 and 1945, and is an encounter with the resistance. it is all the rocks. -- all xeroxed. there is a tremendous amount of material available. in a way my problem was what not to use. i spoke to people as well. >> where do you live? >> i now lived in warsaw. >> how old are your kids? >> my kids are 15 and 12. >> where do they live? >> they live also some of the time in warsaw and sometime in london. >> what does your husband do? >> my husband is a polish foreign minister. he was not a foreign minister when i met him. he was a journalist in 1989 when i met him. he came to report on communism in eastern europe. i met him, and we drove to berlin on the november night when the wall fell and spent the evening sitting on the wall taking added with a chisel. i got married to him a year later. >> what did it mean at the
Dec 30, 2012 4:00am PST
extraordinary videotape. >> out of russia. a plane crash outside of moscow. we'll begin with this stunning video. the plane overshot the runway and careened into traffic and abc has the story. >> reporter: you're about to see the terrifying moment of impact as the russian passenger jet slams into a busy highway. watch again. you can see the plane's tire colliding with the moving car. and listen closely. you can hear the squealing brakes and crushing metal. the crash took place on saturday at an airport outside moscow. the red wing's airline's flight broke through a barrier fence shattering into three pieces and bursting into flames before skidding to a stop at the edge of the highway. witnesses rushed to pull survivors out of the wreckage. the russian made tupolev 204 was flying back from the czech republic with no passengers and eight crew members on board. officials say four of them were killed including the pilots. the other four were seriously injured. an investigation has been opened but officials have already suggested that pilot error was to blame. miraculously, everyone on the highway su
Dec 29, 2012 8:00am PST
of roses parade. >>> developing news out 6 moscow where a jetliner caught fire killing two people on board. twin engine jet went off the runway and broke apart and caught fire. news reports say about a dozen people were on board and several of them were seriously injured. it was a ministry spokesman that confirmed two people died. >>> in washington, senate a lot leaders are hoping to come up with a compromise they can send to the house tomorrow to avoid the fiscal cliff. lisa stark has the latest. >> there is nothing like a deadline to force action. the president met with congressional leaders for the first time in six weeks and then proclaimed himself modestly optimistic. >> they are watching what we are doing here. their patience is always thin. >> with the clock running out. democratic and republican leaders in the senate will spend today trying to hash out a bipartisan agreement. >> i'm hopeful and optimistic. >> it's clear whatever happens there is no time for a grand bargain on the even tougher issues cutting spending and raising the debt ceiling. >> we're going to end up with a smal
Dec 31, 2012 6:30pm EST
and dad and the little russian daughter they thought was on her way. abc's kirit radia in moscow again tonight. >> reporter: kendra skaggs and her husband were just weeks away from bringing home their adopted daughter, polina, a 5-year-old russian orphan, paralyzed by spina bifida. they visited polina at her orphanage outside moscow, but now wonder if they'll ever see her again. russia banned adoptions to the united states last week in retaliation for a set of human rights sanctions -- citing cases of 19 russian children abused by american parents. for kendra, it's been emotional whiplash. >> you're holding your breath and feeling sick to your stomach and you can't eat and you can't sleep. and -- you just got to hold onto something. >> reporter: but after kendra appeared on "world news" last week, tonight, she's receiving an outpouring of support from some of president putin's own people. russi russians. on the same side of those american parents. many offering to help. "if you want me to get anything to polina, i will buy it on my account, no problem." one person wrote. "forgive us. w
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Dec 28, 2012 1:00am PST
supposed to return to moscow on the 13th of january to peck up our son who is three hours outside of moscow in a baby house and on 12/12/12 we were blessed and officially adopted our son who we have named preston mackey summers and we were told that the ruling has changed and we were fully aware that we would have to now wait 30 days to actually bring preston home. and we were perfectly fine with that. and we have done everything that the russian government has requested of us. >> laura: of course. >> we have done parenting classes. we have traveled back and forth in country which, by the way, has been a fabulous experience for us. and we have just been welcomed by the russian people. >> laura: what is the status now? are you being told anything? are you going to be able to pick up your little boy? >> we haven't heard nothing as of late. if we are even going to go back to russia on the 12th. it is really if they sign this bill i don't know if we will ever get to see this child again. >> laura: i have two little boys dmitry and nikolai from the moscow region and i have been through the proce
Dec 25, 2012 3:15pm EST
that are familiar to me. london, washington, berlin. event is petersburg into moscow. but a few places i haven't visited us got a chapter about the development of the atom bomb and a lot of that took place in new mexico and in particular was very exciting true story of espionage down in new mexico. santa fe apparently is crawling with fbi agents. everybody knew because they were all wearing tweed jackets. but anyway, there is some serious s. ganache going on, so that's great drama for me. so i just like to walk around the streets. i find that very helpful. >> i wondered when i came to the mirrors entry materials and buffalo issue actually went to buffalo. >> i went a couple of times to buffalo. the other thing is buffalo features than 100 years ago was a very different place from what it's like today. nevertheless i went there in the round, but i got a hold of old maps and the buffalo bluebook, which was the list of high society in town and at newspapers published at the time and so on. go in and walking around is never enough. >> give you a feel for the place. >> and doing research is one thi
Dec 29, 2012 6:00am PST
breaking news right now this morning out of moscow where a passenger jet loaner is on fire after crashing at the airport. take a look. this picture of the scene has just come into our newsroom. the russian ministry said two people were killed when the passenger plane ran off the runway at the airport in moscow. russia's state news channel is reporting the plane was not carrying any passengers. just a crew of 12 on board. again, two reported dead now. the cause of the accident is not immediately no one, but we do know that light snow was falling in moscow at the time of the crash. we will keep an eye on this for you and bring you some video if it becomes available during this newscast. >>> this morning former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care in a houston family. bush family spokesman said the 88-year-old continues to improve. he said the 41st president is alert and, as always, in good spirits. bush has been in the hospital since november 23rd. >>> a young woman who was brutally gang-raped and beaten in india has died of her injuries. now those around the world are deman
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
colliding with warmer air from the south. minus 14 in moscow. that's about ten degrees cooler than seasonal. minus 11 in kiev. further down toward the south pacific ocean we've been tracking severe cyclone evan. this system has produced 200 millimeters of rain. the good news is that it should weaken and go down towards the south. conditions will gradually improve as we head intoheext seral days. here is your extended forecast around the globe. >>> one more story before we go. this year's early sightings of santa claus have him not on a sleigh but a bicycle peddling his way across town. hundreds of father christmass got on their bikes this weekend and took to the streets of rome. more than 300 cyclists toured the city's most celebrating location. they spread festive cheer around the italian capital. >> translator: it's a great way to enjoy ourselves with our friends and to celebrate christmas. >> there's a serious side of the event too. organizers say they want to raise funds for children with cancer and spread the work that cycling can help tackle rome's traffic congestion and air pollution
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